elections http://kbia.org en Mo. House interim committee to focus on elections http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-interim-committee-focus-elections <p>Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones has created an interim committee to study the state's election process. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 22:52:44 +0000 Associated Press 34875 at http://kbia.org Mo. House interim committee to focus on elections How elections are playing out in Kenya http://kbia.org/post/how-elections-are-playing-out-kenya <p>Five years ago, disputes over election results in Kenya sparked weeks of ethnic violence in the relatively well-developed African country. More than one thousand people were killed, as supporters of rival candidates clashed.</p> Sat, 09 Mar 2013 00:47:41 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & David Reed 30152 at http://kbia.org How elections are playing out in Kenya Elections in Israel shift focus to political center http://kbia.org/post/elections-israel-shift-focus-political-center <p></p><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In elections held last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party received the majority of the votes, which secures him another term as prime minister.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But the election wasn't exactly a complete triumph for Netanyahu. His party, </span>Likud<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, only received 31 seats in</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Israel's parliament. That's 11 fewer seats than they received in the last election.</span></p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:44:05 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 28159 at http://kbia.org Elections in Israel shift focus to political center Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid announces run for second term http://kbia.org/post/columbia-mayor-bob-mcdavid-announces-run-second-term <p></p><p></p><p>Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid says he plans to seek re-election for a second term.</p><p>McDavid told <em>The Columbia Daily-Tribune</em> that he wants see through some initiatives started during his watch, including efforts to improve air service and public transit.</p><p>McDavid was elected in 2010, becoming Columbia's first new mayor since 1995, when Darwin Hindman's 15-year tenure as mayor began. McDavid was elected with 54 percent of the vote.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 14:33:59 +0000 Associated Press 25680 at http://kbia.org Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid announces run for second term Several Mo. lawmakers fall in party primaries http://kbia.org/post/several-mo-lawmakers-fall-party-primaries <p>Several Missouri legislators appear to have been defeated in their party primaries.</p><p>Unofficial results from Tuesday&#39;s elections show voters ousting a Democratic state senator from St. Louis and two House Democrats from the St. Louis area.</p><p>In southwestern Missouri, a Republican House member was trailing Wednesday in a race close enough that a recount could be requested.</p><p>In addition, newly redrawn House districts matched up Democratic incumbents in four St. Louis area races.</p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 13:31:54 +0000 Associated Press 19053 at http://kbia.org Several Mo. lawmakers fall in party primaries Absentee voting begins for Missouri primary elections http://kbia.org/post/absentee-voting-begins-missouri-primary-elections <p>Voting is officially getting under way for Missouri&#39;s primary elections. Tue, 26 Jun 2012 21:52:53 +0000 Associated Press 16555 at http://kbia.org Absentee voting begins for Missouri primary elections Missouri voter photo ID measure kept off ballot http://kbia.org/post/missouri-voter-photo-id-measure-kept-ballot <p>The Missouri secretary of state says this year&#39;s ballot will not include a proposed constitutional amendment clearing the way for a photo identification requirement at the polls. Tue, 22 May 2012 21:28:03 +0000 The Associated Press 14596 at http://kbia.org Missouri voter photo ID measure kept off ballot